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Feb 23, 2013 10:00am EST
overseas, they're gone. as of about -- all in india and china. why not bring them back to the united states. >> there are so many ways which we can get young people involved. my 9-year-old, for example, loves lego robotics, he's coding already. i would say, there is a change in this notion of blackness and intelligence not going together. i think right now, i was talk to my 16-year-old. i had to ask him that wasn't the case. i remember those days. i think that people are embrace intelligence in way young people are inspired by it. and i love toe see activities like this. it's wonderful. >> tell me about how does this link in with womanism? >> you know, because she is once again she is embracing specifically focus can on bloom women and girls saying let's help each other. whole new culture her. she said blerd, blerdology, the nerd but putting extra twist, black nerd specifically. that's wonderful. once again it shows that within this community, within african american community there is this subset that is code savvy really making that sort of the way of the future. i think it's somet
Feb 2, 2013 10:00am EST
. there were those who didn't think that i first lady of the united states should go to china, that there were all kinds of political problems, that should not be ignored and therefore going might somehow condone it, none of which i agreed with. but i really didn't get the final go-ahead from the administration to lead the delegation until quite close to the time of the speech. now, i'd been thinking about all these issues my entire life and had certainly begun working on them as first lady. so when thinking about the speech and working on it with my team, i knew that we had to be as clear as possible because ambiguity is not our friend in making the case for women and girls because people can always try to smooth off the edges and say, "well, she didn't really say that women should vote and women should have full equality, she said we should take better care of our women." so we had to be absolutely clear. and, you know, that statement could not have been clearer. the fact that it had to be made in 1995 was somewhat discouraging. and the reaction to it was certainly gratifying to m
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